Documentation for JIRA 4.3. Documentation for other versions of JIRA is available too.

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Your JIRA user profile is where you specify your JIRA settings (e.g. your email address, and the format in which you would like to receive email notifications). It also contains useful links to a number of personalised reports.

To view your JIRA user profile:

  • Click your user name at the top-right of the page and the 'Summary' tab page of your 'User Profile' will be displayed:


The Summary tab page shows your personal details registered in JIRA, your personal JIRA preferences, the number of open issues assigned to you by project and a list of your recent activity.

  • On the Summary tab page, you can do the following:

    • In the Details section:
      • Click the edit icon at the top-right of the section to open the Edit Profile dialog box. From here, you can to edit the following details:
        • Full Name – your display-name – that is, the name by which you are known in JIRA.
        • Email – the email address to which your JIRA notifications will be sent.
        • Click the 'Update' button to save your changes.
      • Click the add user avatar icon (or its adjacent edit icon) to add an avatar to your user profile.
        (info) If you have already added a user avatar to your JIRA profile, that avatar will appear in place of the add user avatar icon above.
      • Click the 'Administer User' link to view or edit that user's details in JIRA's administration area.
        (info) This option is only available to users who are JIRA Administrators.
      • Click the email address to send an email to that user via your registered email client application.
      • Click the 'Change Password' link to change your JIRA password.
      • Click the 'Clear All Tokens' link to clear your 'Remember my login' tokens. This feature is useful if you have accessed JIRA in a public environment, selected the 'Remember by login...' check box before logging in, but you may have forgotten to log out and do not wish others to access JIRA through your account. See Clearing 'Remember my login' Tokens for more information.
      • Click the 'View Project Roles' link to view or edit that user's project roles in JIRA's administration area.
        (info) This option is only available to users who are JIRA Administrators.

    • In the Preferences section:
      • Click the edit icon at the top-right of the section to open the Updated User Preferences dialog box. From here, you can edit the following details:
        • Page Size – The number of issues displayed on each Issue Navigator page. This field is mandatory and the default value is 50.
        • Email type – The format (text or HTML) in which JIRA sends its outgoing email notifications.
        • Language – Your preferred language.
        • Own Changes – Choose between making JIRA send you email notifications about issue updates made by either both you and other people (Notify me) or other people only (i.e. Do not notify me).
        • Filter & dashboard sharing – Choose between making JIRA share dashboards and filters with all other users by default upon creation (Public) or restrict
          dashboards and filters to your viewing only by default upon creation (Private).
        • Keyboard shortcuts – Choose between making JIRA's Keyboard Shortcuts feature either Enabled or Disabled.
        • Click the 'Update' button to save your changes.
      • Click 'View Navigator Columns' to choose which fields appear in your Issue Navigator.

    • In the Assigned Open Issues per project section, you can do the following:
    • In the Activity Stream on the right, click any item to jump to an issue you have recently been involved with.

    • Click the 'Filters' menu in the top right to open it. From this menu you can:
      • Click 'Assigned' to list all issues that are assigned to you, irrespective of their current status.
      • Click 'Assigned & Open' to list the issues that are assigned to you and are unresolved.
      • Click 'Assigned & In Progress' to list the issues that are assigned to you and whose current status is In Progress.
      • Click 'Reported' to list the issues that were created by you, irrespective of their current status.
      • Click 'Reported & Open' to list the issues that were created by you and are unresolved.
      • Click 'Voted' to view the list of issues for which you have voted, irrespective of their current status.
      • Click 'Voted & Open' to view the list of issues for which you have voted and are unresolved.
      • Click 'Watched' to view the list of issues that you are watching, irrespective of their current status.
      • Click 'Watched & Open' to view the list of issues that you are watching and are unresolved.

The Roadmap tab page shows your 'Personal Road Map' report, which provides quick access to work assigned to you across all projects.

  • On the Roadmap tab page, you can do the following:
    • In the Change Project field, select a project to show a personal road map report for work assigned to you for that project. This is similar in functionality to browsing a project's roadmap, although the personal road map shows only issues assigned to you.
    • Click the 'View global road map' link to show all work required for that project.


The Activity tab page provides a full-page, wider view of the Activity Stream on the Summary tab page.

The top navigation bar provides access to other areas of JIRA which you can customise:

The Tools menu provides access to additional functions, which are available from any tab page in your JIRA user profile.

  • Click the 'Tools' menu in the top right to open it. From this menu you can click 'View OAuth Access Tokens' to view and edit your OAuth Tokens.

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If your JIRA administrator has configured External User Management or External Password Management (e.g. if you are using your Active Directory or LDAP username to login to JIRA), the Edit Profile and Change Password links may not be available.